Thought Leadership Event: What does a ‘Mature’ Sustainable Supply Chain look like?

by | Aug 16, 2022

This event is brought to you by our sister company, the Supply Chain Academy and Sustainable X – An engaging and interactive learning and networking experience.

About this event
The topic of sustainability for businesses and the world at large isn’t going away. If anything, it’s gaining additional momentum every day. Consumers are demanding it, investors want to invest in it, employees challenge it, and authorities are regulating it.

For organisations with large supply chains, it’s a delicate balance between driving traditional business objectives and managing sustainability requirements. Some organisations have been on this journey longer than others. Join our interactive event to discover how other businesses are tackling the challenges, how to make progress and to understand what a ‘mature’ sustainable supply chain looks like.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Find out what other organisations are doing
  • Learn how to overcome the challenges in embracing sustainability in your business
  • Understand the regulations and disclosures required
  • Explore the frameworks used in sustainability.


  • 11:30am – 12:00pm – Arrival & Networking
  • 12:00pm Introductions
  • 12:10pm – ‘Ted Talk’ style presentation on ‘What does a ‘Mature’ Sustainable Supply Chain look like?’
  • 12:50pm – Working lunch – Interactive discussion and sharing of ideas for best-practice
  • 2:00pm – Close

Our Speakers:

Rondi Allan
Rondi Allan is the Co-founder and Director of Sustainable X, a UK consultancy helping businesses to benefit from being more sustainable. Before founding Sustainable X, Rondi was trained as a Price Waterhouse Chartered Accountant and went on to steer international Supply Chains and manufacturing businesses. Originally from Australia, she has worked extensively on 4 continents and been a Board Member in 6 countries.

With a proven track record of enabling businesses to do well from doing good, Rondi is passionate about accelerating business contributions to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. A regular contributor at events and to media, including the BBC, she believes businesses can profit from mobilising and sharing knowledge, expertise, technology and resources for everyone’s benefit.

Nick Reilly
Nick Reilly is the Co-founder and Director of Sustainable X, which supports businesses of all sizes to move forward on their sustainability to support their business objectives. Nick is a Practitioner at the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment and comes from a Civil Engineering background. He is a multiple innovation award winner. Originally from Northern Ireland, he has extensive SME leadership experience as an MD and CEO in the construction and utilities sectors.

With a focus on strategic thinking and embedding best practices in all business functions, he supports businesses to measure and communicate, authentically, what they are doing on Sustainability. He believes collaboration and sharing will drive not only positive outcomes in all aspects of sustainability, but businesses who adopt these practices will see business results too.

Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2022

Supply Chain Academy
133 Hall Lane
RM14 1AL

Time: 11:30 – 14:30 GMT

Tickets are free

Register: here 

For more information please contact Alex Mortimer at: or 01708 259 450.

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